That would be a Stevens/Savage 315 with a Montgomery Ward name.
Check the barrel and receiver.
I have a 16 gauge double barrel for sale.
New empire was one of the miriad of brand names used by the Crescent Fire Arms Company of Norwich, Ct. between 1892 and about 1922. They manufactured good quality, inexpensive single and double barrel shotguns for field use.
12 gauge double barrel shotgun
1000 bucks. That is how much mine is.
Several manufacturers made Western Field shotguns for Montgomery Wards. You would have to identify the exact model.
It is a Stevens 311
I would guess it was made by Stevens.
That would be Western Field.